Canada faces United States in CONCACAF final

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Canada will be up against familiar foes in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Football Tournament. The two sides will meet in the 12 April final in Ciudad Juarez, México. The match kicks off at 19.30 at the Estadio Olímpico Benito Juarez.

For more information on this match, please visit the following fixture link.



Canada will be up against familiar foes in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Football Tournament. The two sides will meet in the 12 April final in Ciudad Juarez, México. The match kicks off at 19.30 at the Estadio Olímpico Benito Juarez.



Both Canada and the United States recently qualified for the Beijing Olympics with their 9 April semi-final victories. Canada won 1:0 over hosts México while the United States won 3:0 over Costa Rica. México and Costa Rica also meet on 12 April, but at 17.00 for third place in the tournament.



The Canadian and American senior teams have met 40 times before today, most recently at the Four Nations Tournament in China on 16 January 2008. Canada has a record of three wins, three draws and 34 losses against the number-one ranked American squad. Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners, ranks 9th in the world. Canada’s last win against the United States was 11 March 2001 at the 2001 Algarve Cup.



Canada is the only team at the 2008 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualification Tournament not to concede a goal. Goalkeeper Erin McLeod has posted three-straight clean sheets: 6:0 over Trinidad & Tobago, 1:0 over Costa Rica and 1:0 over México.



Canada also has eight goals in the tournament. Canada’s top scorer is Melissa Tancredi, who has scored the opening and game-winning goal in each of Canada’s three matches in México. Five other players have scored for Canada: Jonelle Filigno, Randee Hermus, Kara Lang, Jodi-Ann Robinson and captain Christine Sinclair.

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